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0EPS-110

BACHELOR'S DEGREE PROGRAMME

(B.D.P)

ASSIGNMENT
For July 2008 and January 2009 Sessions

EPS-11: Political Ideas and Ideologies

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES


INDIRA GA NDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY
MAIDAN GARHI, NEW DELHI-68
ELECTIVE COURSE IN POLITICAL SCIENCE-1/11
Dear Student,

Starting this academic session, you will have to do only one Tutor Marked assignment for
each of the elective courses in Political Science. Each assignment has three sections and
carries 100 marks.

This booklet has the assignment for the BDP elective course EPS-11: Political Ideas
and Ideologies. Before attempting the assignment, please read the instructions provided
in the Programme Guide sent to you separately.

Submission

For July 2008 session, you need to submit the assignments to the Coordinator of your
Study Centre by March 31, 2009, and for January 2009 session by September 30, 2009
for being eligible to appear in the term-end examination.
Tutor Marked Assignment
TMA

Course Code: EPS –11


Assignment Code: Asst/TMA
2008-2009

Total Marks :100

Answer all questions in each category . Try to write the answer in your own words.

A) DCQ: Answer the following in about 500 words each.

1) What is Politics? Explain in your own words.


OR (2X20)
Discuss the empirical conception of Politics.

2) Write an essay on the characteristics of ancient Indian Political Thought.


OR
On Scholar -Officials in ancient China.

B) MCQ: Answer the following in about 250 words each.

3) What do you understand by Sovereignty?


OR (4x12)
.Describe the characteristic features of civil society.

4) Distinguish between power and related themes.


. OR
Briefly examine David Beetham's critique of Max Weber.

5) Discuss the Marxist critique of liberal citizenship.


OR
The Feminist conception of citizenship.

6) What is representative democracy?


OR
Write a note on the four basic tendencies of socialism.

C) SCQ: Answer the following in about 100 words eac


7) Point out the main limitations of Individualism.
OR (2x6)
Write a note on the political mobilization for fascism.

8) Comment on the inter-relationship of globalization and culture..


OR
On the Western context of secularism